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Suspect with 'suspicious package' caught at U.S. air base in Japan

<b>(CNN) —</b> A suspect got onto a U.S. air base in Japan on Saturday "with a suspicious package," prompting a temporary lockdown and investigation, the base said.<p>Security forces from the 374th Airlift Wing "apprehended [the] suspect who gained unauthorized entry into at Yokota Air Base," according to a …

CNN

Dozens of Isis fighters killed in US-led Syria airstrikes, monitors say

UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 32 jihadi fighters dead and 40 more injured in Raqqa province on Sunday<p>At least 32 Islamic State fighters have been killed and 40 more wounded in Syria’s Raqqa province after a series of targeted airstrikes believed to have been carried out by a …

Dronestagram environmental photographic competition - Telegraph

Winners of National Geographic's Photography Contest 2010! (3 photos)

<b>Grand Prize Winner</b><p>National Geographic just announced the winners of their global photography contest! Out of over 16,000 entries, Aaron Lim Boon Teck of Singapore won the grand prize (and Winner of the Nature category) for his amazing shot of the eruption of Indonesia's Gunung Rinjani volcano. His …

Nature Photography

San Bernardino Shooting Victim Died While Shielding Survivor in Final Act

As bullets rained down on a San Bernardino, California, conference room Wednesday, Denise Peraza huddled underneath an overturned chair, fearing for her life.<p>Squished next to her was a colleague, Shannon Johnson, who Peraza says gave his own life to protect hers. His body served as a shield, and he …

California

The Big Problem With The New York Times' Gun Editorial

It ignores most gun violence.<p>On Saturday, The New York Times printed a front-page editorial -- its first since 1920 -- calling for greater restrictions on gun ownership in the United States. You can read the piece here, but be warned: It's deeply flawed.<p>The Times doesn't use the term, but the …

Russia is engaging in 'elite-level trolling' in Syria — and the West is falling for it

The position is in line with a peace plan for Syria reached in Vienna last month that drew heavily from one proposed by Russia — and that "may have been a gift to Assad," Syria expert Hassan Hassan noted recently in The National.<p>Under the agreement, negotiations between the opposition and Assad's …

Middle East

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Trailer Recut With Spider-Man

Did my black life matter?: When I was roughed up in front of my house, I was surprised by who helped — and who didn’t

In my gentrified neighborhood, a minor scrape escalated, putting me in danger. Why didn’t my black neighbors help?<p>I was 16 when I had my first run-in with police. I was behind the wheel of my ’85 Mitsubishi Mirage hatchback with my close friend, and crush, Marisa, on the highway on our way back …

Green Lantern Corps Concept Art From Warner Bros. Shows Both Hal Jordan And John Stewart

It's likely no surprise that the forthcoming <i>Green Lantern Corps</i> film from Warner Bros. will feature both Hal Jordan and John Stewart, the two …

Nasa reveals 'best close-ups' of Pluto showing planet's geology

US space agency releases series of Pluto snapshots from New Horizons' closest approach to the plant<p>The US space agency has released a series of sharp Pluto snapshots, billing them as the best close-ups of the dwarf planet we may see for decades.<p><b>On July 14, NASA's New Horizons became the first</b> …

Yes, Bud Weisser Was Arrested For Trespassing At Budweiser Brewery

It's truly a brouhaha.<p>What's in a name?<p>A lot of attention if your name is Bud Weisser and you're accused of trespassing the Budweiser brewery.<p>Police in St. Louis arrested Weisser Thursday night after he allegedly entered a secured area at the brewery after 6 p.m., according to Fox2Now.com.<p>Police …

Majestic Creatures by Andrew Zuckerman

There's no doubt in my mind that Andrew Zuckerman is one of the most talented portrait photographers of our time. In his book <i>Creature</i>, Zuckerman captures animals against stark white backgrounds with such startling clarity that you can't help but be in awe of his work.<p><i>Creature</i> is about the art of …

Nature Photography

Two more hoverboard fires reported in Florida and New Orleans

It looks like the hoverboard explosion we reported on a few days ago wasn't a fluke, as another woman in Boca Raton, Florida has reported a similarly …

Beatles: Ringo Starr drum set sold for $2.1 million at auction

A Ludwig drum kit played by Ringo Starr on more than 200 live Beatles performances has been sold at auction for $2.1 million, according to Julien’s …

Guitar

Mama June Finally Gets Real About Child Molestation Scandal

"There's not enough sorries in the world..."<p>In a candid conversation on HuffPost Live, Mama June opened up about her relationship with her daughter Anna ("Chickadee") after Mama June dated Mark McDaniel, the man who was convicted of molesting Anna. This scandal eventually led to the cancellation of …

Mama June

Chris Hemsworth Admits Prisoners Went Wild For His ‘Thor’ Hammer During A Visit

It seems that Thor of Asgard and more importantly, the actor who portrays him, Chris Hemsworth, has incredible mass appeal, which crosses over to the incarcerated populace.<p>During a visit to <i>The Graham Norton Show</i>, Hemsworth shared that he paid a visit to a prison while conducting research for his …

Chris Hemsworth

NASA shows the sharpest ever close-up photos of Pluto

I can practically hear you groan -- <i>more</i> Pluto photos? Well, these are kind of special: they're the sharpest pictures the New Horizons probe took during its closest flyby in July, and NASA believes these may be the best snapshots of the dwarf planet we'll see for decades to come. These series of …

Bill de Blasio

Thailand Celebrates World's Longest Living Monarch on His 88th Birthday

Well-wishers hold a lit candle and portraits of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Siriraj hospital in Bangkok, on De<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Chaiwat …

Officer's fatal shooting of Florida robbery suspect caught on video

(Reuters) - A police officer shot and killed an alleged bank robber on a Miami Beach street on Saturday after feeling threatened with a razor, officials said, in an incident some bystanders caught on video and that was posted on Instagram.<p>In attempting to rob a Bank of America at about 10:30 a.m., …

Kansas City
Extremism

Krugman: The 1 percent has created a monster

The New York Times columnist traces the origins of the insanity on the right<p>In a post at his New York Times blog, the award-winning economist and columnist Paul Krugman argues that the right's crusade against Obamacare is a byproduct of class antagonism and a radical right-wing movement that's gone …

Jack Nicholson: a career in film - in pictures

Reports from Hollywood suggest that Jack Nicholson has called time on his film career. The 76-year-old has been nominated for an Oscar 12 times, more than any other male actor, a good reason for us to bring you some highlights.

20 Majestic Pictures of Tigers

The Tiger is the largest of the cat species, and clearly not your typical house pet. These majestic mammals reach a total body length of up 11 ft and …

Wildlife

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